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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #400 on: August 12, 2019, 07:34:03 PM »
Anyone near Taksim Square area for drinks?

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #401 on: August 13, 2019, 07:50:05 AM »
Any info on what will be the programme in the fan zone and info on the boat trip.

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #402 on: August 13, 2019, 01:31:13 PM »
Enjoy, all. A bit gutted I decided not to go now!
Yep, me too! Safe trips everyone, have a great time.

Me too but there was no way I could get the dough together for this trip in the Summer. The studes are slowly drifting back though so it's gonna be ker ching time soon.
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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #403 on: August 13, 2019, 04:24:30 PM »
Me too but there was no way I could get the dough together for this trip in the Summer. The studes are slowly drifting back though so it's gonna be ker ching time soon.

I love how student laziness is a profit opportunity for you  ;D
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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #404 on: August 13, 2019, 05:07:37 PM »
I love how student laziness is a profit opportunity for you  ;D

Me too . I miss them. They also get their dough in September so Iam like.... get back ya scruffy twats the first Euro away is soon.

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #407 on: August 14, 2019, 06:19:03 AM »
those who are coming to sabiha gokcen airport, there are free bus services for the fans. From airport to taksim square.

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #409 on: August 14, 2019, 03:34:57 PM »
Glad I came in a day early for this. Istanbul is an amazing city. Hopefully result tonight to match

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #410 on: August 16, 2019, 10:36:12 AM »
Just got back home, absolutely knackered  ;D Great trip
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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #411 on: August 16, 2019, 10:58:33 AM »
Amazing trip away, was surprised by the amount of locals in our end though

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #412 on: August 16, 2019, 11:41:54 AM »
Amazing trip away, was surprised by the amount of locals in our end though
There's  loads of locals follow us - stems from 2005. The Turkish Reds organised the boat trip on the Bosphorus, which was brilliant ! Still on me way back home - in Sofia at the moment after the overnight train.....knackered !

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #413 on: August 16, 2019, 11:43:12 AM »
There's  loads of locals follow us - stems from 2005. The Turkish Reds organised the boat trip on the Bosphorus, which was brilliant ! Still on me way back home - in Sofia at the moment after the overnight train.....knackered !
Yes wasnít surprised by the support in the ground overall but in the actual end where you got tickets from the club there was still loads, plenty of empty seats too

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #414 on: August 17, 2019, 09:49:30 AM »
Really glad I ended up doing this, even if it was a very short rushed trip with far too much travel involved! Istanbul was heaving - do people go there for Eid and stay celebrating all week?

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #415 on: August 17, 2019, 02:20:44 PM »
Really glad I ended up doing this, even if it was a very short rushed trip with far too much travel involved! Istanbul was heaving - do people go there for Eid and stay celebrating all week?

It's a city of 15 million people, but with Eid I think there were more there. I went to both the Blue Mosque & Aghia Sophia with big crowds at both, with plenty of Muslim and Christian tourists at both venues.........and I have to say, very respectful of each others religious site.

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #416 on: August 17, 2019, 06:49:27 PM »
Amazing trip so glad I bit the bullet and went, my sisters gutted now she didnít come with me. The boat trip was awesome we all didnít want get off after 4 and a half hours! Memories I wonít forget.  Got lost twice finding my hotel ala Kiev and Madrid wandering round everywhere as usual. 🤣🤣 Hope weíre back there in May!
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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #417 on: August 18, 2019, 09:37:01 AM »
Got lost twice finding my hotel ala Kiev and Madrid wandering round everywhere as usual. 🤣🤣 Hope weíre back there in May!

If we ever play in Marrakech I'd probably advise you to not even bother booking a hotel you'll never find it!
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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #418 on: August 18, 2019, 10:54:23 AM »
Got back yesterday from this and had a great time

Istanbul is busy to say the least as those of you who went in 2005 will know. I got conned by a shoe shining fella within ten minutes of arriving in the city. All part of the experience :D

The ground was very impressive. Great views of it as you walk down into the valley itís set in and great that itís walkable from the city. Walked down with a group of about 50 local supporters who were lighting flares and getting behind the team early.

The mix in the ground was good too. Nice to be at the match without hearing a load of moaning too

The game was very watchable but god it was hot!

Anyway a great trip. So glad we went and canít wait for Qatar now

Getting back and checking the result at Southampton as we touched down only added to the trip too!


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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #419 on: August 18, 2019, 10:54:51 AM »
Amazing trip so glad I bit the bullet and went, my sisters gutted now she didnít come with me. The boat trip was awesome we all didnít want get off after 4 and a half hours! Memories I wonít forget.  Got lost twice finding my hotel ala Kiev and Madrid wandering round everywhere as usual. 🤣🤣 Hope weíre back there in May!
Made up everyone enjoyed the boat trip,one of our of mates Ulfan was one the main organisers,absolutely legendary boat,other boats from all over the Bosphorus coming to take videos...
After Norwich,Istanbul & a long trip to Southampton,bloody made up we don't play till next Saturday night...

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #420 on: August 19, 2019, 09:28:43 AM »
Heard some great stories from this trip. The boat trip looked amazing. Crazy the impact 2005 had on the locals too.

Was quite touching reading about a couple lads who reunited with some Turkish mates they made back in 2005 again. Football is great.
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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #421 on: August 19, 2019, 04:10:19 PM »
Made up everyone enjoyed the boat trip,one of our of mates Ulfan was one the main organisers,absolutely legendary boat,other boats from all over the Bosphorus coming to take videos...
After Norwich,Istanbul & a long trip to Southampton,bloody made up we don't play till next Saturday night...
Yeah, it was brilliant Phil - so, glad I was able to get on.......please pass our thanks on to Ulfan and all the Turkish Reds who organised it. Well done to them !

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #422 on: August 19, 2019, 07:16:06 PM »
2005 my best memory is still morning after 11 am ish  finding my way back to the hotel, and kids getting off a school coach to walk in to the blue mosque and all singing liverpool , thinking yesss we are back.

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #423 on: August 19, 2019, 11:14:02 PM »
I got conned by a shoe shining fella within ten minutes of arriving in the city. All part of the experience :D

Haha, took me about the same time! :D

Really good trip this. Can't wait for the group stages draw and Qatar. Did you all see how the weather was there this weekend with the heavy rain etc?  :o

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/heavy-rain-hits-istanbul-kills-one-145842

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #424 on: August 20, 2019, 12:57:37 PM »
Haha, took me about the same time! :D

Really good trip this. Can't wait for the group stages draw and Qatar. Did you all see how the weather was there this weekend with the heavy rain etc?  :o

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/heavy-rain-hits-istanbul-kills-one-145842
We got caught in that at the Turkey/Bulgaria border in the early hours of Friday, when we had to get off the train for passport control.......thunder, lightening the works ! Got absolutely soaked !

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #425 on: August 20, 2019, 05:48:05 PM »
2005 my best memory is still morning after 11 am ish  finding my way back to the hotel, and kids getting off a school coach to walk in to the blue mosque and all singing liverpool , thinking yesss we are back.

Lol. Me and Mrs theoldkopite were by the Blue Mosque the morning after. A load of young school kids noticed my lfc tee shirt so I started the Liverpool chant and they all joined in. They marched off to the mosque like a gang of young Kopites :D :D..........and I got told off by mrs the old kopite for making the teacher's job more difficult cos the kids were all high!

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Re: Istanbul: Super Cup - 14 August
« Reply #426 on: August 20, 2019, 09:49:19 PM »
Had a cracking time in Istanbul last week. Not been on a boat for 3 years, also did the Blue Mosque & had a few kebabs out there. Did a night in Berlin on Thursday, started on the steins & followed them up with Curry Wurst. Come to regret that on Friday.

Roll on the group stage & Qatar.